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Over the years, many people have seen the infamous Miami Mike screencap. But what’s the story behind it? After all this time, we’ll finally have some answers! Join me & my guest Pat, former co-worker of Miami Mike, as I explain how I found him and interview him about his now infamous boss. Learn about how anime stores worked in the 90s, being a fan back when anime wasn’t as accessible, and the answer to the question, “Just what DID he do at DragonCon?”
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Relevant Links for this episode:
- Read my ANN article to get some background on the VHS fansub days!
- Ctenosaur Video’s old blog about their “humble beginnings”.
- More examples of fansubber drama in their tapes.
- More examples of bad 90s Dragon Ball Z fansub VHS tapes.
- Kanzenshuu’s thread on old DBZ fansubbers.
- Buy official Dragon Ball Z releases at Rightstuf or Amazon!
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